This spice comes from perennial herbaceous plants, and is native to Europe, Asia, and North Africa.
Thyme is cultivated for its strong flavor, and is most widely used in cooking. It is used mostly in French, Italian, and Caribbean cuisines, to flavor stews, soups, and meat. It also accompanies well lamb, tomatoes, and eggs.
Thyme can be a common herb found in mouthwash, and is a common breathe freshener. It is also known to help kill the fungus that can infect toenails. Thyme also helps in the prevention of respiratory infections.
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